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Retrieve data from the Database using Packt's new NHibernate book

July 2010 | .NET, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce NHibernate 2 Beginner's Guide that helps readers to incorporate robust and efficient data access into their .Net projects and gain database independence. Written by Aaron Cure, this book provides a detailed introduction to the NHibernate object-relational mapper, along with concrete examples about its use and optimization.

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Achieve High Availability for MySQL Database with new book from Packt

July 2010 | Cookbooks, MySQL, Open Source

High Availability MySQL Cookbook is a new book from Packt that helps users increase availability of their MySQL databases through over 60 effective recipes. Written by Alex Davies, the founding member of the MySQL Guilds, this book will show readers how to design, troubleshoot and manage a highly available MySQL setup.

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Personalize and optimize Vim editor using Packt’s new Vim 7.2 book

July 2010 | Linux Servers, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Hacking Vim 7.2 that helps readers to create, install, and use Vim scripts in order to enhance Vim's functionality. Written by Kim Schulz, this book provides ready-to-use hacks with solutions for common situations encountered by users of the Vim editor.

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Enhance Java Applications with DSL using Packt's new Groovy book.

July 2010 | Java, Open Source



Packt is pleased to announce Groovy for Domain-Specific Languages that helps readers build Groovy-based Domain Specific Languages that run seamlessly in the Java environment. Written by Fergal Dearle, this book focuses on how the Groovy language can be used to construct domain-specific mini-languages with a lot of easy-to-understand examples.

 

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Build scalable and extendable web applications using Packt's new Catalyst 5.8 book

July 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Catalyst 5.8: the Perl MVC Framework, a new book that helps Perl Developers understand web applications with the help of MVC principles. Written by Jonathan Rockway and Antano Solar John, this book helps Web and Perl developers learn how to use Catalyst using various components which are involved in a web application.

 

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Manage your business processes efficiently with Packt’s new Compiere 3 book

June 2010 | Open Source



Packt is pleased to announce Compiere 3, a new book that will help readers to understand and implement Compiere. Written by Andries L Pretorius, this book will enable readers to successfully administer and co-ordinate all the resources, information, and functions of their business. In addition to managing business documents effectively, readers will also learn Compiere fundamentals and best practices along the way.

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Build and customize your online store using Packt’s new PrestaShop book

June 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, Open Source, PHP

Packt is pleased to announce PrestaShop 1.3 Beginner's Guide, a new book that covers every topic required to start and run a real, trading e-commerce business with PrestaShop. Written by John Horton, this book will teach readers how to turn a single new PrestaShop into a thriving e-commerce empire and deploy it quickly and easily, while making it search engine friendly.

 

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Soccer World Cup Competition

June 2010 | Enterprise, Open Source

Friday 11 June sees the start of 2010’s biggest sporting event so far, the soccer World Cup, and to celebrate we are running a competition that could see you win Packt prizes.

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Create multimedia content in your Plone website using Packt's new book

June 2010 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce Plone 3 Multimedia , a new book that will help users to build a modern full-featured multimedia CMS with Plone and add-on products. Written by Tom Gross , this book will help users to set up a customized multimedia CMS by collaborating with external resources such as YouTube, Google videos as well as to use and extend specialized multimedia content-types for images, audio, video, and Flash.

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Create feature-rich extensions with Moodle using new book from Packt

May 2010 | Content Management, e-Learning, Moodle, Open Source

Moodle 1.9 Extension Development is a new book from Packt that is aimed at helping Moodlers use the robust plug-in system to customize their website. Written by Jonathan Moore and Michael Churchward, this book will teach users everything about Moodle Programming and how to extend its functionality.

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